Budgeting a Game

Due to the rise of high ticket cost, Blockbuster LARPS, there is push back against LARP producers to provide insight into game budgets. People want to know what they are spending money on and why ticket prices are climbing. People also want to know why some events can run and offer tickets for $50 wherein …

FAQ

1. What media inspirations are you drawing on for the game? The Abyss, Seaquest DSV, Sphere, Star Trek, and Alien are a few of the titles that come to mind quickly.   2. Will there be Adventures to explore the ocean?Yes! There will be adventures. Characters will be given a set number of ‘dive tokens’. …

Get Inspired

Q: What can I watch or read to get ready/inspired for game? A: That is a tough question to answer. This game will have a number of science fiction influences, however, it’s grounded in the science and technology of 1989.  That list I am including will have some really outrageous items on it- but I’m …

Gender Roles and Race

Gender Roles When filling out casting surveys, I asked people which gender character that they would like to play. Self-selection will be honored. In the late 1980’s, there were a number of military restrictions that would have limited options for female characters on underwater vessels. I disobey these historical rules when writing. I am committed …

Code of Conduct

      Be on your best behavior.       Be Polite. Do not abuse the game site, the generosity of the GMs, or the kindness of your fellow players. While the game in your head is all about you, remember that you are not the only person playing the game.       Be In Character. There will be a posted game …

On Gender Roles and Races

Gender Roles When filling out casting surveys, I asked people which gender character that they would like to play. I have honored that self selection in all my casting decisions. The early 1960’s, our game setting, is a time when American was quite torn. There were a ton of housewives and mothers whose lives were …

Hero/Villain Teams

Characters may start game on a team or form a hero/villain team during game. Team reputation is determined by adding up the reputation scores of the individuals on the team. Team members MUST disclose to one another both their names and alter egos. A Character can only be on one team at a time. Teams …

Game Schedule

Friday 4:00-5:00:  GM Happy Hour and Last Rites5:00-7:00:  Set-Up7:00-8:00:  Rules Briefing & Pep Talk8:00: Game Start (Game Period 1)10:00: Cheese Invitational (Special Ticket Necessary)12:00: GMs Offline Saturday 9:00 Game Start (Game Period 2)1:00-2:00 End Game Period/ Lunch2:00 Game Start (Game Period 3)6:00-8:00 End Game Period/ Dinner8:00 Game Start (Game Period 4)During Game period 4 each faction will have an allotted time to perform their     …

Under the Mask Game Description

Welcome to Venice, Italy during the great European Renaissance; where artists are creating great works, trade and commerce are thriving, and where the Catholic Church continues to expand its influence. The rebirth of culture has been accompanied by illness and plague. Through this sickness, a number of men and women have begun to display exceptional characteristics. …

Character and Setting Inspiration

Classical Inspiration When writing about fictional characters in history, there are a few go to experts that can be quickly consulted. While working on Under the Mask, we went to the best we could think of. In addition to all of the great DC and Marvel inspired characters that appear in game, a good number …